AT&T is a telecom company that is based in the US. It is also one of the second-largest providers of fixed telephone services in the US. AT&T serves as a career that not only fixes the mobile networks in the US but also provides telecoms service elsewhere. In terms of revenue, it is famous for being the largest telecom operator in the entire world.
How to Check AT&T Data Usage?
To check how much data you have used below is a list of some options that you opt for:-
Through text and email
You may want to check data AT&T where you will receive periodic updates through mediums such as text and email after a statutory percentage of the entire data has been used by you such as 65%, 90%, and 100%. There are high chances that if you are in the middle of a large file download then you might not receive the messages
Through MYAT&T account
You may want to check data at AT&T through your MyAT&T account online. Here, you must begin by setting up your account on MYAT&T for which you have to go to att.com and then tap my AT&T at the upper portion and then lastly log in. Now, you can visit your Account Summary page and tap on the Usage & Recent activity for gaining more information regarding your data usage. Furthermore, you can also gain access to your AT&T account on your cellular device or tablet using its very app.
Through text update
To check up on your AT&T data usage, text code is yet another option that will help you in knowing your balance. All you have to do from your phone is dial *MIN# (*646#) for getting updates on minutes usage and *DATA# (*3282) for getting updates on data usage. After you have finished doing this, you will get a text message that will contain all your usage information. Thus, the AT&T text for data usage is one of the simplest forms of checking data.
Through dialing number
To check AT&T data usage, number dialing is another option that you may opt for. All you have to do here is dial 661 from your wireless phone and then the person on the other side will tell you your active data balance.
Through third party app
You can also use third-party diagnostic tools. The tablets and cellular devices come with built-in data usage monitoring as well as data limiting features that can atomically shut off the overall cellular data of the device as soon as the data connection reached a specified limit. You can also download any other third-party app that is specially designed to serve such a purpose.
You can seek the benefit of AT&T’s automatic data usage alerts where you can receive the message as soon as your data limit reaches certain thresholds such as 75%, 90%, and 100%. These messages must be sent to all of the devices using the customer’s data plan.
This option can be used in the MYAT&T app by simply clicking on the user menu and selecting on managing alerts feature. After this, you can turn it off and on according to your convenience. In the meantime, you must consider the point that the data usage reports that you will receive are just reminders that you are gradually approaching that particular data limit of the plan.
Reducing Data Consumption
There are several ways that you can opt for reducing the consumption of data. A few of them are listed below:-
Connecting to Wi-Fi
Connecting to Wi-Fi whenever possible is one of many ways that you can opt for saving the cellular data of your phone. So, the next time whenever you are in public, try turning on your Wi-Fi and see if there is any open Wi-Fi and if there is then connect to it and start using it. Here, while connecting to Wi-Fi, try not searching something sensitive such as looking up to bank account and such.
Turning off the data when not in use
This is one of the simplest ways of saving and reducing data consumption. Under this, you can simply choose to turn your data off when you are not using it so that you can prevent the background apps from using the data.
Limit usage on apps that needs a huge amount of data
Opt for limited use of apps that demand heavy data such as Spotify, Pandora, YouTube, and such. If you want to limit your app usage on your iPhone, you can do so by turning your data off for selective data in the ‘Cellular’ section that will appear in the Settings menu.
How To Get Update on Data Usage from AT&T via USSD Code?
You can dial *DATA# (*3282) from your AT&T mobile to get data usage update via USSD Code.
Thus, the above-mentioned are some of the ways that you can opt for when it comes to AT&T AT&T’s balance. Now that you have all the information that you need regarding checking the data usage, you are all set to go ahead and use data on your cellular device or Tablet.
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